So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Palker Automotive tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that "severe service" schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of your trips arou...
Posted in Service Intervals
on December 26, 2016
You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Brook Park service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your min...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 20, 2016
Today's report from Palker Automotive is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may...
Posted in Fluids
on December 13, 2016
Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Withou...
Posted in Cooling System
on December 06, 2016